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Category: 11th Pennsylvania Regiment

The 11th Pennsylvania Regiment was raised September 16, 1776 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for service with the Continental Army. The regiment would see action during the Battle of Brandywine, Battle of Germantown and the Battle of Monmouth. The regiment was merged into the 10th Pennsylvania Regiment on July 1, 1778.

Jones, Peter

1st Lieutenant, 11th regiment Pennsylvania Continental Line, Col Richard Humpton. Private Peter Jones was wounded at the Battle of Long Island. He was commissioned in the 11th when it was formed 25 Oct 1776 and remained until the regiment was absorbed by the 10th on 1 July 1778. In summer 1777 the regiment was assigned to General Anthony Wayne’s 2nd brigade. Lt Peter Jones was reported sick in April at Valley Forge and was retired 1 July 1778 (supernumerary) when the regiment was absorbed by the 10th regiment.

Peter Jones III, b. 10 Oct 1749 Amity twp, Phila Co (now Berks)
m. 13 Oct 1772 Katherine Kerlin dau of John and Elizabeth Hill Kerlin @ St Gabriel’s Ch, Amity. d, 24 Nov 1809 Amity twp, Berks. Bur @ St Gabriel’s Episcopal Church, Douglassville, Berks County, PA.

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